Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in our main menu. Don’t forget that this weekend is Small Business Saturday so be sure to shop local!
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A stage manager, headset and prompt book at hand, brings the house lights to half, then dark, and cues the creation of the world. Throughout the play, she’s in control of everything. In other words, she’s either God, or she thinks she is.
This holiday season, there’s something for us all to celebrate as the 300-member CFCArts Community Choir and Symphony Orchestra present Once Upon a December! Sing along to holiday favorites such as “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “O Holy Night,” and oh-so-many more!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8
Orlando Tech is sponsoring a new effort focused on involving the tech community in fundraising for local charities that provide youth in the Central Florida community with educational opportunities, health and wellness programs, and an overall greater opportunity for success and growth in this city we call home.
Experience the sights and sounds of the season when visiting Downtown for the Holidays. Throughout the entire month of December, Downtown Orlando is offering holiday events for all to enjoy! Grab a blanket and join the Downtown Development Board and MIX 105.1 on December 8, 2017 at Lake Eola Park to enjoy a free showing of the holiday movie Elf.
Come join WPRK to celebrate 65 years of being on air! There will be live performances from Orlando acts, Harsh Radish Lush Agave. We will have giveaways, raffle prizes, and broadcasted on air. Bring all your friends and show your support for WPRK!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9
Here is a rare opportunity to see the incredible Genius Preservem on a tour guided by Rollins College professor Bruce Stephenson. During this 2-hour walking tour of this local natural not open to the general public, you’ll see many species of flora and the scenic grounds. Note: Participants must be capable of walking one mile and there are no restrooms. Bring your camera, a hat, and wear close-toed shoes.
Get Unique Holiday Gifts at the Crealdé Holiday Art Sale – Saturday, December 9 Get fun and creative gifts for your loved ones at an affordable price!! Come to the Annual Crealdé Holiday Art Sale where local established and emerging Crealdé artists will exhibit their arts and crafts Saturday, December 9 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
In it’s 7th year, Orlando Pottery Festival provides the perfect opportunity to find diverse and unique handmade pottery and ceramic art gifts and enjoy time with your family. From 9 a,.. – 4 p.m., come join us in this FREE family-friendly event. We offer Kids Clay Play, demos, puppet shows, music, food trucks, and more! FREE and convenient parking is nearby. Orlando Pottery Festival has become a destination for finding beautiful, one-of-a-kind ceramic treasures for your gift list and for yourself.
The Brunch Bros and forkOrlando want to invite you to celebrate the release of The Brunch Bros Brunch Beer, a bacon waffle stout, brewed by Deadly Sins Brewing! To celebrate we are hosting a Brunch Party at Deadly Sins Brewing on December 9th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. where you can purchase a bottle of the Brunch Beer.
College Park is a vibrant urban neighborhood located just outside of downtown Orlando with a charm of a small town feel. We will stroll along the small shops facades at Edgewater Drive to capture in sketches the charm of nostalgic architecture, some Christmas windows decor and the people sitting at the cafe’s around.
Our 10th Annual Holiday Lights ride is coming up! Want to put a new “spin” on taking in the festive holiday lights displays? Let’s do it by bicycle (decorations are encouraged)! Meet at B3 at 6:00 PM for a fun holiday lights tour (we depart at 7:15). We’ll ohh and ahh our way around town on a kid friendly ride and then return to B3 for hot drinks, warm conversation.
You are invited to join us in welcoming Kerouac House Winter resident Sean Mulroy. This event is a potluck dinner, so please bring something to eat and/or drink and share. Sean Patrick Mulroy holds an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A 2013 Lambda Literary Fellow, his poetry has been published, performed, and taught all over the world, in over 20 countries on 4 continents.
The Blacklist Babes Cabaret is kicking off the Holiday season at The Falcon with a very special live music burlesque showcase featuring some of your favorite holiday themes, we are also participating with the BabyDJ Fundraiser. Stay after the show and be a part of our 2nd Annual Blacklist Cast Holiday Party. Cookies and Eggnog for all – $5 cover, doors open at 10 p.m. for this one of a kind show!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10
Come help The Center, Barefoot Wine and The Foundation for Florida Environmental Protection as they spend the morning cleaning and making Lake Baldwin Beautiful. Kayaks, T-Shirts, and everything else provided. Come help.
Breakfast with Santa at The Alfond Inn 9am-11am | Park Ave Ballroom Full breakfast with open seating
Will’s A Faire, Orlando’s Biggest one day Retro, Vintage, Local and Handmade Market with 70 Vendors, Live Music & a DJ, Craft Cocktails & Beer, Food Trucks & Fun, Indoors and Out is back for the holidays at Will’s Pub! The free outdoor market runs from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., with food trucks and live music all day and evening, and entertainment inside Will’s by donation afterwards. The outdoor music is free to the public and all ages are welcome.
This is a Fashion Gala Event. Men dust off that suit ladies bring out that dress because tonight is the night to dress in your best fashion attire. It is all about making a statement. Hors d’oeuvres included, one complimentary beverage, VIP seating, complimentary swag bag, and free giveaways.